THE BEST OF: Summer OR Show 2017

What a crazy Outdoor Retailer! This is the last time the annual outdoor industry trade show will be held in Salt Lake City, as it will move to Denver next year. The main reason for the move is the horrible public land policies that Utah continues to push, which exploit public lands for natural … [Read more...]

THE BEST OF: Summer OR Show 2016

The Summer OR Show 2016 The Summer Outdoor Retailer Show (OR Show) is THE place for the outdoor industry to show off the latest and greatest gear available for all your outdoor adventures. This year there was a lot more car camping and glamping style products on the show floor than ever before, and … [Read more...]

EVENT: Winter OR 2013- Top 10 Survival Products

All sorts of survival gear was shown at Winter OR this year. Many are companies that were started to do good during the many disasters that have happened over the past few years, both natural and otherwise. Others are just people trying to supply all the people with their doomsday bunkers and zombie … [Read more...]

EVENT: Winter OR 2013- Top 10 Snow Sports Gear

            1: Dakine BC Utility Vest Slim, compact and lightweight. This vest holds the essentials, carries your board or skis and lets you get the goods without lugging around a cumbersome pack. Snowboarding in particular sucks with a big … [Read more...]

EVENT: Winter OR 2013- All Mountain Demo

On Snow Demo Day 1/22/2013 at Solitude Mtn. Resort This was my first yr attending the Winter Outdoor Retailer trade show. I have been to 7 of the last 9 Summer OR shows though, and in just about every capacity you can attend: distributor, rep, athlete, athlete manager, job candidate, retail buyer … [Read more...]